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Ken Marschall's Art of the Titanic

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Ken Marschall delivers a magnificent volume featuring famous paintings, including the image that graced the September 1985 "Time" magazine cover when the underwater remains of the ship were discovered.
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published October 7th 1998 by Hyperion (first published October 1998)
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Dann
Apr 15, 2016 Dann rated it liked it
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The work of Titanic visual historian Ken Marschall is explored in the collection Ken Marschall’s Art of the Titanic. Over 50 paintings are featured with commentary by co-author Rick Archbold, who highlights some of the techniques and stylistic choices of various works. Some biographical information is also included about how Marschall developed a passion for the Titanic and became the preeminent Titanic artist. Director James Cameron (who writes the Forward) is said to have wanted to bring Marsc ...more
David
Jul 02, 2012 David rated it it was amazing
If "Titanic: An illustrated History" was amazing when it comes to the wonderful artwork of Ken Marschall, this book is even better. It ends up being sort of a short biography of Ken Marschall and not so much a biography on the Titanic.
Filled with tons of images of the amazing paintings by Ken Marschall, this book contains not only images from his Titanic paintings but also from other ships like the Lusitania, Mauretania, Normandie and Queen Mary.
By the end of this book I was already wishing I wo
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Stephen
May 21, 2014 Stephen rated it it was amazing
Ken Marchall's Titanic painting are wonderful. They so capture the romance and horror of the Titanic's maiden voyage that James Cameron recreated many of them in the movie Titanic. His work, based on the pictures taken on Bob Ballard's discovery expedition were used to illustrate the National Geographic issue that covered the Titanic discovery.
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